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Will evidence-based medicine be another casualty of COVID-19?

The following editorial article by Professor Roger Watson and Dr. Niall McCrae looks at some of the evidences for and against some of the COVID-19 policies imposed in recent months. The authors say that fast-tracked publication of scientific studies during this time of crisis is understandable but it has been misused and has led to […]

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Peru: The country with the world’s strictest lockdown also has the worst excess deaths

Peru may have faithfully employed lockdowns, but it has failed to control the coronavirus. This article published by The Telegraph shows us that despite having the world’s strictest lockdowns, Peru has the highest excess deaths in the world. Officially, COVID-19 deaths are at 28,000, with seven in every 10 residents saying that they know someone […]

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New study: Millenials overestimate their COVID-19 risk

The following article written by Daniel Horowitz reports on a newly published study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) which focused on people’s perceived health risks associated with COVID-19. Results of the study showed that the younger the respondent was, the more concerned they were that the virus would be deadly to […]

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UN: The first coronavirus famines are in our doorstep

Four chronically-deprived conflict-ridden countries are in danger of experiencing widespread crisis which endangers the lives of millions of women, men, and children. The alarm was raised by Mark Lowcock, undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs of the United Nations. Yemen, South Sudan, northeast Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo have always been vulnerable to food-deprivation […]

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Ramesh Thakur: I am concerned that a majority of people can be terrorized into surrendering their individual freedoms

Ramesh Thakur is an academic and a former UN Undersecretary General. He is best known for the Responsibility to Protect doctrine which states that sovereignty entails the responsibility to protect all populations from human rights violations and other crimes against humanity. Seventeen (17) years since the propaganda and manipulation which preceded the Iraq war, Thakur […]

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No, COVID education is not homeschooling

In this article for the American Institute for Economic Research, Fiona Harrigan says that the pandemic is not a great moment for homeschooling.  Harrigan states that homeschooling was an educational choice which was rooted in agency. It enabled parents to develop curriculums which addressed the individual needs of their children. It allowed homeschooled children to pursue […]

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20% of Filipinos go hungry amid COVID

A recent survey conducted by the SWS discovered that 5.2 million or 20.9% of Filipinos have experienced involuntary hunger over the past three months of community quarantines in the country. This is a 4.2% increase from the involuntary hunger recorded in May 2020. 5.1% have experienced severe hunger, the highest figure recorded since June 2013.  […]

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We are living in a manufactured nightmare

This article written by Vernon Coleman looks back on the predictions and analyses he made early in the pandemic and assesses which of these predictions have already manifested. Coleman integrates various information to support his idea thay the coronavirus panic is a hoax, manufactured to promote mass vaccinations and to depopulate the elderly. Editor’s Note: Coleman’s article […]

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It is time to question what you know about COVID

In this article by Makia Freeman reveals the 11 assumptions about COVID-19 that are based on fear, not facts. Here are the false assumptions about the coronavirus: The method of counting COVID deaths are accurate and sensible.  The RT-PCR test is accurate. The antibody test for COVID is accurate.  COVID case infections are rising.  Imaging […]

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Oxfam: The hunger crisis linked to the coronavirus could kill more than the disease itself

A new report published by Oxfam, estimated that 12,000 people per day could die from hunger as a result of the coronavirus. For Interim Executive Director Chema Vera, the pandemic was the final straw for millions who were already struggling due to conflict, inequality, broken food systems, and the climate crisis. The report also highlights […]